Culinary Institute Offers Spring Community Cooking Classes

This spring, UT’s Culinary Institute will offer a variety of hands-on cooking classes. The classes will expand attendees’ palates while cultivating their culinary skills. All classes have a fee of $50 and will be held at the UT Visitors Center, 2712 Neyland Drive. Checks and credit cards are accepted. To register, contact Terri Geiser at […]

Newest exhibit celebrates the 2019 Gubernatorial Inauguration and the 49 governors throughout Tennessee’s History

The Tennessee State Library and Archives announced its newest exhibit, Governors of Tennessee, in conjunction with the 2019 Gubernatorial Inauguration. Governors of Tennessee, will run through spring 2019. The exhibit features information and materials from the Library and Archive’s extensive collections. Visitors will experience a visual timeline, with a special focus on each of the […]

Population Health Forum Set for Second Harvest Thurs., Jan. 10

  The Institute of Medicine describes social determinants of health as the conditions in the environments in which people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that social determinants of health, such […]

Tennessee Unveils 2019 Vacation Guide with Cover Featuring Tennessee Music Pathways and Seven Genres that Call State Home

     The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development unveiled its official 2019 Tennessee Vacation Guide today. Designed to inspire travel, the magazine-style guide features 194 pages of Tennessee’s music, scenic beauty, creative spirit, culinary excellence and history and is distributed to nearly 500,000 visitors annually. The hand-illustrated cover depicts a quilt with the seven genres […]


  Commutes life sentence to parole supervision   NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today granted executive clemency to Cyntoia Denise Brown by commuting her sentence of life imprisonment.  She will be released to parole supervision on August 7, 2019, after serving 15 years in prison.   “This decision comes after careful consideration of what […]

Hardin Valley Academy 2019 Spring Team Scholastic Chess Championship

Open to All K-12 Students Saturday, February 2, 2019 Check-in: 8:00 – 8:45 am Coach meeting: 8:45 am Hardin Valley Academy 11345 Hardin Valley Rd Knoxville, TN 37932 4 Section: K-3, K-6, K-9, K-12 Unrated, 4 Rounds, G30/d5 Entry fee: $40 per team Coaches must register teams and pay for each team; not individual players […]

Tennessee announces what’s new for 2019

Anniversaries, new expansions and attractions Tourism in Tennessee continues to expand with new attractions, impressive state-of-the-art developments, expansions and milestone anniversary celebrations of iconic attractions that help shape “The Soundtrack of America. Made in Tennessee.” 2019 marks several milestones in Tennessee, including Memphis’ Bicentennial, Bijou Theatre’s 110th anniversary in Knoxville, and the 25th anniversary of […]

University of Tennessee Creative Writing Series Presents Jamel Brinkley

On Monday, January 14, writer Jamel Brinkley will read as part of the University of Tennessee Creative Writing Series. Jamel Brinkley is the author of A Lucky Man: Stories (Graywolf Press/A Public Space Books). His fiction has appeared, or is forthcoming, in The Best American Short Stories 2018, A Public Space, Ploughshares, Gulf Coast, The […]

State legislators to preview upcoming session over breakfast

    Lt. Gov. Randy McNally and State Senators Becky Duncan Massey and Richard Briggs will discuss the upcoming legislative session and their priorities. The public is invited, and a light breakfast will be served. Who:         League of Women Voter of Knoxville/Knox County and the Knoxville News Sentinel What:        Legislative Breakfast When:       Saturday, Jan. […]

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